2018 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
Can I be nominated in more than one category?
Yes, you can be nominated in more than one category as long as you qualify.
Can I nominate / vote for myself?
Yes, you can nominate yourself but must be voted for by others. You can ask family, friends and your community to vote for you.
Can people nominate more than once?
Yes you can nominated in more than one category.
Can people vote more than once?
You can vote in multiple categories but only one time (i.e with one email address) so if you want to vote in several different categories make sure you do them all together.
Can I nominate / vote via email?
No, please use the online nomination & voting forms so we can ensure we collect all necessary data
Can I vote on behalf of my class/group/members?
No – IP addresses will be monitored & multiple votes or nominations from one address may be disregarded
How many nominations do I need in each category to go through?
Just one nomination is required.
Is there a charge to enter?
Yes, we have introduced a small admin fee to cover the time and effort that goes into creating these awards. 5% of admin fees will be donated to our chosen charity Activities 4 All (Share the Dignity). Associated travel/accomodation and ticket prices are at your own cost.
There will be no charge for the not-for-profit categories.
How can I generate nominations/votes?
Via your social media, word of mouth, via your local & regional media, newsletters, by encouraging all your supporters & clients - past & present & do keep reminding – parents are busy people!
Get some press? Make sure you send us a copy & we can promote for you!
Where should I display the nominated/finalist/winner logo?
Everywhere! Posters, fliers, business cards, email sign off, on your website, on your social media, via your blog etc – start using the logo as soon as it is received & of course you may continue to display it once the awards have closed. Please note the displaying of the winner logo is part of the Awards Terms & Conditions.
When do nominations & voting start & end?
Nominations Open March 2018
Nominations Close 3rd May 2018
Voting Opens TBC
Voting Closes TBC
Judging Occurs TBC
Finalists Announced TBC
What's On 4 Kids Conference & Awards: Saturday August 11th 2018, Cloudland, Brisbane
Do I have to attend to be a winner?
Yes – all finalists need to attend if they are to be announced as the winner. You may be able to send a representative at the discretion of the organisers.
Can I send a representative to attend on my behalf?
This is up to the discretion of the circumstances but yes in some circumstances you can send a representative to attend in your place
Are children permitted?
As these are business awards, usually children are not encouraged to attend but exceptions may be made, subject to the discretion of the situation.
How can I get tickets to attend?
You will be sent details if you are through to the final stages.
Can I bring a guest?
Yes, you can bring guests & information will sent as above.
What’s the awards and conference hash tag?
Is discounted accommodation available?
Yes, further information to come shortly.
Are scholarships available?
Yes, scholarships will be available for the conference and awards for nominees.
I will be coming alone and feeling nervous about the experience. Is it worth me coming?
Of course! There's no need to be nervous at all. Last year we had a very welcoming group that were keen to meet others, many of which did come solo. Be brave, it will be worth it!
Are there any other events on other than the conference and awards?
Yes, there will be networking Friday night drinks (10th August) and possibly a sunday morning session if interest is there.